Korail workers begin indefinite strike from Wednesday

Korail workers begin indefinite strike from Wednesday

now railway workers in Korea have started an indefinite strike demanding better pay and working conditions some passengers have already been inconvenienced by delays and cancellations as our kim jae hee reports the korean railway workers union went on an indefinite strike as of 9 a.m. wednesday substitute workers were in place to operate high-speed […]

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S. Korea and Myanmar, partners in mutual growth and prosperitoy move forward beyond…

S. Korea and Myanmar, partners in mutual growth and prosperitoy move forward beyond…

South Korea and Myanmar see each other as partners in mutual growth and prosperity the relationship has a lot of potential Myanmar being a relatively untapped market our home you takes a closer look at that relationship a country also known as the golden land for its rich cultural history and natural resources myanmar began […]

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Largest colony of endangered coral in Korea discovered in Dokdo

Largest colony of endangered coral in Korea discovered in Dokdo

A rare species of stony cup coral has been discovered in Korea’s Dokdo Island. The National Institute of Biological Resources made the official report on Sunday, saying it found a large colony of this coral during biodiversity research conducted in June. The cluster, measuring around 3 meters high and 5 meters wide, was found some […]

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S. Korea, ASEAN grow as strategic partners for economic, cultural exchanges

S. Korea, ASEAN grow as strategic partners for economic, cultural exchanges

now we’re only six days away from the ASEAN ROK commemorative summit in Busan ASEAN is already an important partner for South Korea in many sectors including economy and culture we now turn to part 2 of our five-part special series on the upcoming ASEAN summit in Busan by taking a closer look at the […]

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South Korea, Russia designate 2020, 2021 as special years for cultural exchange

South Korea, Russia designate 2020, 2021 as special years for cultural exchange

South Korea and Russia have agreed to designate both 2020 and 2021 as special years for cultural exchange the two governments signed an MoU on Saturday at the st. Petersburg International cultural forum held in Russia’s second-largest city during those two years the two countries are expected to hold a diverse array of cultural events […]

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100 Years of Sorokdo Island: Korea’s largest leper colony

100 Years of Sorokdo Island: Korea’s largest leper colony

Sorokdo is an island of stunning natural beauty located in the southwest of Korea. However, the island is better known in Korea for its agonizing past as a leper colony. In the first of a two-part special,… our Moon Connyoung went to the island to see it for herself. Let’s take a look. A six […]

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2018, 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke

2018, 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke

the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature has been revealed than this time the winners for 2018 and 2019 were both honored after the prize was withheld last year due to a harassment scandal the 2018 award went to a published author while the 2019 prize was bestowed to an author from Austria our […]

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[14] ARTS AND CULTURE: The King of Pop Still Releasing New Music

[14] ARTS AND CULTURE: The King of Pop Still Releasing New Music

That opera, “The Elixir of Love” if I’m not mistaken is known for a very popular aria. You’re absolutely right. “Una furtiva lagrima” or “A furtive tear” is a very popular aria. Many times, the arias become the identifying markers of the operas, and although this opera was very popular, the aria become quite popular […]

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Korean Wave 3.0 looks beyond K-pop

Korean Wave 3.0 looks beyond K-pop

2013 was another huge year for the Korean Wave as Psy’s “Gentleman” attracted over 600-million views online, while Girls’ Generation won “Video of the Year” at the YouTube Music Awards. Despite the sluggish global economy, Korea’s content industry is forecast to post 5-point-1-billion U.S. dollars in exports for 2013, up nearly 11 percent on-year. But […]

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Culture ministers of S. Korea, ASEAN vow to cooperate on boosting cultural exchanges

Culture ministers of S. Korea, ASEAN vow to cooperate on boosting cultural exchanges

culture ministers and senior officials from South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations avowed to cooperate on boosting cultural exchanges through cultural exchanges and corporation South Korea and Assam are trying to understand one another find joy together and share economic prosperity during Thursday’s meeting at the Asian culture center in Gwangju The […]

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